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Board Member, Gift of Adoption Fund VA

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ORGANIZATION: Gift of Adoption Fund

Jeremiah

Board Member, Virginia Chapter

https://giftofadoption.org/virginia/

Overview
Gift of Adoption Fund, a 501c3 national charity, has given away over $10MM to complete over 4,500 adoptions. The Gift of Adoption Fund seeks to fill the void that separates a child from family through adoption completion grants, giving vulnerable children a permanent home and the chance to thrive. We do this-- in large part -- through our extensive Chapter network. In 26 states (and counting), the Gift of Adoption Fund seeks business and community leaders to join Chapter teams and grow our donor base through networking, awareness, and fundraising. No other charitable initiative delivers the transformational impact of adoption for such a small investment -- not just for the child served, but for generations following.

The Virginia Chapter of the Gift of Adoption Fund has awarded well over 236K in adoption assistance grants to complete the adoptions of 81 children. We are looking for business and community leaders to grow our presence and our donor base. We aim to have everyone in Virginia know our name and pride ourselves on the fact that we are the largest national charity that offers adoption grants to qualified parents in a nondiscriminatory manner. Come join a team that is not only inclusive, but also making a measurable difference in the entire state. 100% of the money raised by the chapter is directed to uniting children with their forever families in the area.

Opportunity
We are looking for Board Members who:
- Are passionate about children, family, and adoption.
- Are business leaders in their field and connected to large personal and professional networks of philanthropically minded people.
- Enjoy outreach, relationship management, development, fundraising, and communications.

-Have strengths or an interest in event planning and execution, social media, influencer and foundation outreach and corporate partnerships.
- Are looking to leverage their network to create new partnership opportunities and increase the donor base in the state.

This is a non-compensated, volunteer board opportunity. Board Members receive the reward of helping children find their way to permanent, loving homes. We ask our board members to serve 3-year terms.

Reach out to us today to start a conversation about how you can make a difference.

Web https://www.giftofadoption.org
Video https://vimeo.com/giftofadoption

FB https://www.facebook.com/giftofadoptionfund/

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About Gift of Adoption Fund

Location:

1200 Shermer Road, Suite 111, Northbrook, IL 60062, US

Mission Statement

Gift of Adoption is a national charitable organization that inspires adoption by providing grants to help fund adoptions-- giving children permanent, loving families and the chance to thrive.

Description

We believe a child without a family is one of life's great tragedies because a child without a permanent home suffers. Orphanages and foster homes do not offer permanent solutions for the millions of children who need families. All children deserve the dignity and love that comes from being a part of a family. Gift of Adoption is committed to creating those families. Gift of Adoption is a national charitable organization that inspires adoption by providing grants to help fund adoptions-- giving children permanent, loving families and the chance to thrive.

Through Gift of Adoption, you can give time and donations to support adoption.

Even if you can't open your home, you can open your heart and transform the life of a child.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Board Development
Children & Youth
Advocacy & Human Rights, Board Development, Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Can be located anywhere in VAWilliamsburg, VA 22101

SKILLS

  • Public Relations
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Networking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • On average 8 to 10 hours a month. Ideally a 3 year committment.
  • 10+ years professional work experience, previous experience raising awareness and funds for a cause you believe in.

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